Pharmacy Program Outcomes

The intended outcomes of the program are that students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic and clinical science background of pharmacy practice
  • Implement the processes of compounding and dispensing medications, interpreting prescription orders and applying calculations related to the compounding and dispensing of medicines
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic skills and techniques involved in drug manufacture and development, drug design an screening and quality assurance of pharmaceutical products
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the rational use of herbal supplements, fundamentals of phytotherapy and the hazards of poisonous and abused natural products
  • Participate in patient care by influencing optimal drug choice and dosage through effective communication with health care providers and patients
  • Display legal, moral and ethical attitudes and behaviors consistent with the standards of the profession
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and to function both independently and as a member of a team
  • Develop self-learning skills, problem solving and critical thinking abilities and the ability to retrieve, evaluate and manage information in the literature
  • Demonstrate the ability to write clear and organized reports, and to present oral communications
  • Develop the necessary skills in information use and management to educate health care professionals and the public in optimal drug therapy